US Naval Aviation Training Division

Grumann F6F Hellcat World War 2 US airplane

Original aeroplane identification poster, 1943

63x47cm

The Grumman Hellcat was developed for the US Navy for the latter half of World War 2, becoming the dominant carrier-based aircraft being able to outperform the A6M Mitsubishi Zero. 12,275 were built in just over two years, being credited with 5,223 enemy kills – more than any other Allied naval aircraft.